Deliver Us from the Evil…Me?

Since the Fall, humanity has been on a journey to find its way back to the sacred Garden of Eden. The Garden is more than the shallow modern, hedonistic paradise that we have allowed ourselves to reduce it to. Rather, it is the manifest outcome of humanity in full, right-standing with The Divine!

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Praying for Snakes.

In the midst of the tumultuous twists and turns of life, I’ve been very contemplative of my relationship with God. This, of course, is far too complex a subject to really flesh out in a blog post, but I can hit a couple key points. First and foremost, I want to make it very clear…

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Staying Faithful

There are nights when loneliness is so thick that even the intimacy of strangers seems oddly enticing. Days come and go where the thought of abandoning my calling and seeking my own fulfillment and satisfaction lay heavy on my mind. I feel the wretched jealousy in my heart over things that I have chosen to…

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“Classical Education” (A Short Story)

“Alright now! Hurry up and get off, I ain’t got all day!” Johnny stumbled onto the sidewalk as the bus sped away before the doors had barely shut. He walked toward his house, searching the windows for any sign of his dad. Nothing. The 12-year-old hesitantly made his way to the front door, the pit…

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A Prison All My Own

  “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it…” What wisdom I have is wrought out of making the same mistakes over and over and over. The pain I feel in the moment of a bad decision provides the inspiration I need to lead others in the right way. The way…

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The Enemy Within.

A good while back, I had a dear student whom I had sat and read comics with one morning. He was most enthralled by a comic about Thanos, the super-villain supreme of the Marvel Comic Universe. He excitedly told me about Thanos’ powers and his use of an ancient, magical device that allowed him to obliterate…

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